Telecommunications Field Test Engineer

  • Job Location: USA
  • Type: Permanent
  • Posted: 30/05/2022

Looking for an experienced Telecommunications Field Test Engineer to support the development, fabrication, integration, and testing of our telecommunications ground and flight systems.

Core Responsibilities:
•Integrate RF and telecommunications electronics into test beds (constructing fixtures, developing procedures, etc.) for operational verification of technologies (hardware and software).
•Obtain or develop hardware and software for RF Ground Support Equipment (EGSE) to be used to support telecommunication system verification.
•Bench level work with electronics and bit-level analysis to debug and troubleshoot issues which arise during testing (including functional and performance testing).
•Inform the design, development, and optimization of company’s testing procedures/policies for our on-going test campaign for our RF and telecommunications technology.
•Conduct and organize in-field testing efforts and plans.
•Responsible for the overall operation, maintenance, and calibration of RF and telecommunications labs
•Documentation of testing, operational procedures, and results


•A Bachelor’s degree (or higher) in Telecommunications Engineering, Electrical/Computer Engineering, Software Engineering, Computer Science, or a related field.
•At least five years of experience integrating and testing RF communications systems including radios, LNAs, SSPAs, filters, RF switches, and antennas.
•Experience using wireless communication test equipment (e.g., oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzer, network analyzer, signal generator, Faraday cages, screen rooms, etc.), analyzing test logs and isolating test failures.
•Recent experience setting up and testing telecommunications equipment utilizing the GSM and/or LTE protocols is desired.
•Experience writing automated scripts for executing and running telecommunications systems tests is desired.
•Knowledge of telecommunications protocols, RF communications, and multiple access methods (e.g., LTE, EDGE, GPRS, HSPA, GSM, CDMA, TDMA, FDMA, 5G, etc.) is desired.
•Knowledge of all layers (user and control plane) of cellular network infrastructure elements, including RAN and Core network signalling (e.g., HSS, HLR, VLR, AuC, MME, EPC, eNB, S-GW, P-GW, etc.) is desired.
•Working knowledge of one or more common protocols/standards (e.g., TCP/IP, SNMP, SDH/SONET, ATM, MPLS/GMPLS, Ethernet, Carrier Grade Ethernet, DSL, SS7, ISDN, Q2931, B-ISDN, X.25, 802.11, 802.16, SIP, MEGACO, MGCP, etc.) is desired.
•Understanding of software defined radio systems including Receiver architectures, Software channelization, Modulation/demodulation techniques, Spectral analysis, Error correcting codes is desired.
•Experience with telecommunications industry (3GPP protocols and networks) is a plus.
•Must be good with computers. Fluent in Linux, Windows, and Mac OSX; Very capable with Microsoft Office (Excel, Project, PowerPoint, Word).

Capital International Staffing Ltd is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


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